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The Resource Being and becoming : gender, culture and shifting identity in Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Chinyere Ukpokolo

Being and becoming : gender, culture and shifting identity in Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Chinyere Ukpokolo

Label
Being and becoming : gender, culture and shifting identity in Sub-Saharan Africa
Title
Being and becoming
Title remainder
gender, culture and shifting identity in Sub-Saharan Africa
Statement of responsibility
edited by Chinyere Ukpokolo
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDX
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Ukpokolo, Chinyere
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Gender identity
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Cultural Policy
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
  • Ethnology
  • Gender identity
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies
Label
Being and becoming : gender, culture and shifting identity in Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Chinyere Ukpokolo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Preface. Being and Becoming: Gender, Culture and Shifting Identity in Sub-Saharan Africa; Introduction; Chapter One -- What's Wrong with Essentialism Anyway? African Women and the Question of Identity; Introduction; Women's Oppression, Marginalisation and Subjugation on the Continent; On the Idea of Essentialism; Critiques of Essentialism; African Women and the Question of Identity; Gayatri Spivak's Strategic Essentialism; Conclusion; References
  • Chapter Two -- Gender in Owu, a Timed Masquerade Festival of the Riverine Igbo, Southeast NigeriaIntroduction; The Agugu Festival of Owu and its Complementary Performances; The Owu Myth and the Riddle of Chicken and Egg; Male and Female Titles; Nchu-chu: Levels of Learning and Secrecy; The Raw and the Cooked; Audiences, Performances and Levels of Secrecy; Manifestations of Myth, Sex and Gender; Nwo-nono: Women's Agency and the Dichotomy of Order and Chaos; Conclusion; References; Chapter Three -- Gender, Socialisation and Construction of a Muganda Woman Identity; Introduction
  • Geographical LocationThe Education System; Aspects of the Socialisation Process (what was taught); History of the Society; Customs, Manners and Usage; Fables; Proverbs; Riddles; Music; Social Values; Physical Training; Character Training; Intellectual training; Vocational Training; Community Participation and Involvement; Promotion of Cultural Heritage; The Socialisation Process; Discussion and Conclusion; References; Informants; Chapter Four -- The Violence of Silence and the Limits of Community: The Ikale Woman in Twenty-First Century Nigeria; Introduction
  • Ikale Women at the Dawn of the 20th centurySocial Systems: Hierarchies and Orientations; Tradition and the Modern Ikale Women; Limitations of Women's Power in the Community; Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) and the Ikale Woman; Better Life for Rural Women: Gbebiro; Conclusion; Chapter Five -- Gender, Identity and Change: The Case of Muslim Women in Northern Nigeria; Introduction; The Position of Women in Hausaland Before 1804; Women's Position After the Jihad: 1804 -- 1960; Northern Nigerian Women and Change: The Post-Independence Period; Conclusion; References
  • Chapter Six -- Economic Survival, Masculinity and Shifting Cultural Definition of the Woman's Identity in a Rural Igbo SocietyIntroduction; Research Context and Methodology; Nanka Rural Women and Inter-state Trading: Trades and Trade Routes; Crisis of Normative Masculinity' in the Context of Rural Nanka Community; Shifting Cultural Construction of the Woman's Identity; Challenges in Long-Distance Trading and Coping Strategies; Conclusion and Recommendations; Recommendations; References
  • Chapter Seven -- Indigenous Palm Oil Production in Orile-Owu, Nigeria: A Gendered Technical and Economic Practice
Control code
on1080347894
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781942876380
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvh8gztc
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1080347894
Label
Being and becoming : gender, culture and shifting identity in Sub-Saharan Africa, edited by Chinyere Ukpokolo
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Preface. Being and Becoming: Gender, Culture and Shifting Identity in Sub-Saharan Africa; Introduction; Chapter One -- What's Wrong with Essentialism Anyway? African Women and the Question of Identity; Introduction; Women's Oppression, Marginalisation and Subjugation on the Continent; On the Idea of Essentialism; Critiques of Essentialism; African Women and the Question of Identity; Gayatri Spivak's Strategic Essentialism; Conclusion; References
  • Chapter Two -- Gender in Owu, a Timed Masquerade Festival of the Riverine Igbo, Southeast NigeriaIntroduction; The Agugu Festival of Owu and its Complementary Performances; The Owu Myth and the Riddle of Chicken and Egg; Male and Female Titles; Nchu-chu: Levels of Learning and Secrecy; The Raw and the Cooked; Audiences, Performances and Levels of Secrecy; Manifestations of Myth, Sex and Gender; Nwo-nono: Women's Agency and the Dichotomy of Order and Chaos; Conclusion; References; Chapter Three -- Gender, Socialisation and Construction of a Muganda Woman Identity; Introduction
  • Geographical LocationThe Education System; Aspects of the Socialisation Process (what was taught); History of the Society; Customs, Manners and Usage; Fables; Proverbs; Riddles; Music; Social Values; Physical Training; Character Training; Intellectual training; Vocational Training; Community Participation and Involvement; Promotion of Cultural Heritage; The Socialisation Process; Discussion and Conclusion; References; Informants; Chapter Four -- The Violence of Silence and the Limits of Community: The Ikale Woman in Twenty-First Century Nigeria; Introduction
  • Ikale Women at the Dawn of the 20th centurySocial Systems: Hierarchies and Orientations; Tradition and the Modern Ikale Women; Limitations of Women's Power in the Community; Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) and the Ikale Woman; Better Life for Rural Women: Gbebiro; Conclusion; Chapter Five -- Gender, Identity and Change: The Case of Muslim Women in Northern Nigeria; Introduction; The Position of Women in Hausaland Before 1804; Women's Position After the Jihad: 1804 -- 1960; Northern Nigerian Women and Change: The Post-Independence Period; Conclusion; References
  • Chapter Six -- Economic Survival, Masculinity and Shifting Cultural Definition of the Woman's Identity in a Rural Igbo SocietyIntroduction; Research Context and Methodology; Nanka Rural Women and Inter-state Trading: Trades and Trade Routes; Crisis of Normative Masculinity' in the Context of Rural Nanka Community; Shifting Cultural Construction of the Woman's Identity; Challenges in Long-Distance Trading and Coping Strategies; Conclusion and Recommendations; Recommendations; References
  • Chapter Seven -- Indigenous Palm Oil Production in Orile-Owu, Nigeria: A Gendered Technical and Economic Practice
Control code
on1080347894
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781942876380
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvh8gztc
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1080347894

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